United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society

100 Maryland Ave., NE, Room 530, Washington, DC, 20002

Phone: (202) 488-5600 | Fax: (202) 488-5681
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Website: http://umc-gbcs.org

Principal Staff:

James E. Winkler, General Secretary 

Frances Jett Roberts, PHR, Assistant General Secretary for Administration and Human Resources

Type of Organization: National Grassroots/Advocacy
Founded: 1923

Mission Statement:
The purpose of the board shall be to relate the gospel of Jesus Christ to the members of the Church and to the persons and structures of the communities and world in which they live. It shall seek to bring the whole of human life, activities, possessions, use of resources, and community and world relationships into conformity with the will of God. It shall show the members of the Church and the society that the reconciliation that God effected through Christ involves personal, social, and civic righteousness.

Subject Expertise:
Civil rights, faith, health and older women

Annual Meetings/Conferences: